The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 230 216 142
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -74
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 32 48 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.50% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.43% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 75
Median daily rate £366 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3150 3355 2909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.65% 35.04% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1948 2117 1582
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 86 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 18 £375 +7.14% 10
Surrey +5 9 £358 +24.34% 5
Berkshire +3 3 £375 +11.94% 4
Kent +1 2 £300 -11.11%
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (76.92%) C#
3 61 (67.03%) SQL
4 51 (56.04%) SQL Server
5 47 (51.65%) ASP.NET
6 44 (48.35%) Windows
7 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
7 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
8 33 (36.26%) HTML
9 31 (34.07%) CSS
10 30 (32.97%) XML
11 28 (30.77%) .NET Framework
12 27 (29.67%) IIS
13 25 (27.47%) VB
14 24 (26.37%) Oracle
14 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (25.27%) MVC
16 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
17 20 (21.98%) C++
17 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
17 20 (21.98%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (20.88%) PowerShell
18 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
18 19 (20.88%) Visual Studio
18 19 (20.88%) Internet
19 18 (19.78%) Web Services
20 17 (18.68%) VBScript
20 17 (18.68%) Degree
21 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 16 (17.58%) Memory Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (29.67%) IIS
2 14 (15.38%) CMS
2 14 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) WordPress
4 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.49%) Drupal
5 5 (5.49%) Joomla!
Applications
1 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) Internet
2 11 (12.09%) HTTP
3 5 (5.49%) SSL
4 4 (4.40%) Firewall
4 4 (4.40%) SAN
5 3 (3.30%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
6 2 (2.20%) DNS
7 1 (1.10%) Intranet
7 1 (1.10%) LDAP
7 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (56.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.69%) Big Data
6 7 (7.69%) Datazen
6 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (20.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.59%) MSBuild
4 4 (4.40%) MSI
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.10%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) German Language
3 7 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (6.59%) French Language
4 6 (6.59%) Italian Language
4 6 (6.59%) Spanish Language
5 4 (4.40%) Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (60.44%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.88%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Escalation Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Sitecore Developer
5 11 (12.09%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.99%) DBA
6 10 (10.99%) SQL DBA
6 10 (10.99%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.79%) CMS Developer
9 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared DBA
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.40%) WPF Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.30%) ASP Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (51.65%) ASP.NET
3 33 (36.26%) HTML
4 31 (34.07%) CSS
5 30 (32.97%) XML
6 28 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 18 (19.78%) Web Services
8 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (15.38%) HTML5
10 11 (12.09%) Node.js
11 10 (10.99%) WCF
12 8 (8.79%) Entity Framework
12 8 (8.79%) Unity DI Container
12 8 (8.79%) XML Schema
13 7 (7.69%) ADO
13 7 (7.69%) ADO.NET
13 7 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
13 7 (7.69%) ODBC
13 7 (7.69%) OLE
13 7 (7.69%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.59%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.40%) Clustering
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.35%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.10%) Unix
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) MVC
3 16 (17.58%) Memory Management
4 14 (15.38%) SDLC
5 10 (10.99%) Scrum
6 9 (9.89%) Web Development
7 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.69%) Content Management
8 7 (7.69%) Open Source
9 6 (6.59%) Kanban
9 6 (6.59%) OOP
9 6 (6.59%) OWASP
9 6 (6.59%) Secure Coding
10 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.49%) Garbage Collection
10 5 (5.49%) MVVM
10 5 (5.49%) Service Management
10 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 70 (76.92%) C#
2 61 (67.03%) SQL
3 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 25 (27.47%) VB
5 20 (21.98%) C++
6 19 (20.88%) PowerShell
6 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
7 17 (18.68%) VBScript
8 14 (15.38%) VB6
9 12 (13.19%) Java
10 8 (8.79%) PHP
11 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
12 5 (5.49%) C
12 5 (5.49%) XAML
13 4 (4.40%) Python
13 4 (4.40%) R
13 4 (4.40%) Scala
14 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.10%) F#
14 1 (1.10%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.68%) Degree
3 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.89%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) ISEB
5 2 (2.20%) MCSD
5 2 (2.20%) MCSE
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.49%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.37%) Oracle
3 14 (15.38%) Sitecore
4 8 (8.79%) Lumension
5 5 (5.49%) AppDynamics
5 5 (5.49%) HP
5 5 (5.49%) Remedy
5 5 (5.49%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.49%) VMware
6 4 (4.40%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.40%) Sun
7 3 (3.30%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) Capita
8 1 (1.10%) Telerik
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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